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Linguistics (LALS)

School of Linguistics and Language Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

LALS 4802 [0.5 credit]

Language Contact and Language Spread

This course considers the development and spread of creoles and pidgins, introduces principles of language policy and planning, and analyzes the emergence of New Englishes.
Precludes additional credit for LALS 4805.
Prerequisites: enrolment in the CTESL program or fourth-year standing and LALS 1000 (or LALS 1001 and LALS 1002) or FYSM 1206.
Lectures and discussion three hours a week.

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